Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Salem, McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.95°NLon: -123.03°WElev: 210ft.

Overcast

10°C

50°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 8°C (47°F)
Visibility 14 km
Last update 11 Feb 5:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Salem OR

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 16. Calm wind.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 16 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 9. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain before 10am, then showers likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  High near 13. South southwest wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Low around 6. South wind around 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. South wind around 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 12 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 14. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 14 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 16. Calm wind.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 9. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Friday
Rain before 10am, then showers likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm. High near 13. South southwest wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Friday Night
Showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Low around 6. South wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. South wind around 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain. High near 14. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 9.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
Salem OR
 44.95°N 123.03°W (Elev. 56 m)
3:44 am PST Feb 11, 2016
7am PST Feb 11, 2016-6pm PST Feb 17, 2016
 
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